Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities 2021

Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences

The Baltic Summer School of Digital Humanities 2021: «Digital Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences» took place on 23-26 August 2021. It was organised in cooperation with the National Library of Estonia and the University of Tartu.

The target audience was students, researchers and specialists of digital tools in memory institutions. According to the times, the Summer School was in hybrid form – both online and on site. It was attended by 204 students, researchers and specialists.

Keynote lecture: Mila Oiva – Uncovering the Formation of Fake History Narratives

Moderator Mariann Proos, August 24th @09:30.

Keynote lecture: Jonas Nölle – Virtual Reality: A new tool for studying human behaviour in the lab

Moderator: Andres Karjus, August 25th @09:30

Dong Nguyen – NLP for robust and reliable measurements

Moderator Artjoms Šeļa, August 26th @09:30

Linda Freienthal – The KRATT at NLE – how did we do it

August 26th @14:00

The Summer School offered the opportunity to get acquainted with new methods from specialists in the field and to think about various digital technological possibilities. The contacts and ideas created during the summer school will hopefully become fertile ground for new digital technology applications in humanities, social sciences and digital archives.